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Sunset Beach Town Council names new mayor

More than three months after the former mayor of sunset beach resigned, the town has a new mayor.

Sunset Beach mayoral candidates answer questions from citizens, council

Could the Town of Sunset Beach soon have a new mayor? Tuesday evening, a forum was held where residents could have their questions answered by the candidates.

Interim Sunset Beach mayor appeals DWI conviction

Acting Sunset Beach Mayor Mark Benton says he is appealing his DWI charge.

Police remove councilman from Sunset Beach town meeting

Sunset Beach Police had to remove a town council member from a meeting earlier this week for the second time in less than two months.

Sunset Beach town councilman speaks out after being forced to leave meeting

A Sunset Beach town councilman was forced out of a meeting Tuesday night after speaking out of turn. This came just two weeks after former mayor Greg Weiss resigned.

‘It’s dysfunctional’: Sunset Beach divided over mayor’s resignation

As government leaders come together for the State of the Union in Washington, one local government cannot seem to iron out its differences.

‘Ashamed and disgusted’; Sunset Beach Mayor Pro tem reacts to DWI charge

Sunset Beach Mayor Pro-tem Mark Benton was arrested Wednesday night and charged with driving while impaired.

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Gas Buddy estimates about half of gas stations in NC are still without fuel

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Wheelchair-friendly beach mat returns to sand in Carolina Beach

The wheelchair-accessible beach mat has returned to the sand in front of the Carolina Beach Boardwalk.

Removal of Asheville Confederate monument set to commence

Work to demolish and remove a 75-foot-tall stone obelisk built to honor a Confederate leader will begin soon in Asheville.

Park service evaluating whether to move Ocracoke Lighthouse

The National Park Service has begun a project to evaluate how to repair and whether to relocate the historic lighthouse on North Carolina’s Ocracoke Island.